Famous Unknowns - Famous Unknowns With a genre as vast as fiction sometimes it's easy to overlook established and even award winning authors

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Famous Unknowns With a genre as vast as fiction, sometimes it’s easy to overlook established and even award winning authors. Originally reserved for the highly intelligent and creative, writing has been altered by the boom of the internet; literally anyone with access to a computer can attain fame as a writer, including teenagers with blogs. Anyone who ever aspired to become a writer can now publish their work online, effectively flooding the reading market and delaying readers from reaching authors who deserve more recognition. Two relatively unknown authors who should be included in the literary canon of our lifetime are Margaret Weis and Orson Scott Card. In the world of Fantasy novels, authors like Margaret Weis seem to be overshadowed by big names like J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling. Along will co- author Tracy Hickman, she has written several novels; the Dragonlance chronicles being some of the first books I’ve ever read. She is a New York Times bestselling author of over thirty books, most of which dealt with an intricate world that she designed. Her first novel, Dragons of Autumn Twilight
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This essay was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course EE 201 taught by Professor Gunn during the Spring '08 term at University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Famous Unknowns - Famous Unknowns With a genre as vast as fiction sometimes it's easy to overlook established and even award winning authors

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